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Commission on the Elimination of Poverty

About the Commission

The Illinois Commission on the Elimination of Poverty is an independent body focused on eliminating poverty in our state in a manner consistent with international human rights standards. As such, the Commission’s charge is twofold:

  • To create and monitor a specific, substantive, measurable strategic plan for cutting extreme poverty in Illinois; and
  • To offer advice and comment on state matters that may positively or negatively impact the state’s goal of ending poverty.

Meet the Commissioners


Annual Reports

For more information, contact:

Kimberly Drew

Sumaiya Saad


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